Is there self-regulation or self monitoring test. I am interested in measuring why people are not commited to their goals (quit smoking, dieting etc) so you can suggest another measure instead of self-regulation failure.
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You could look at the Self-Regulation Questionnaire. See here for a summary of the instrument in terms of what it purports measure, items, response scales, psychometric properties such as reliability and validity.
Brown, J. M., Miller, W. R., & Lawendowski, L. A. (1999). The Self-Regulation Questionnaire. In L. VandeCreek & T. L. Jackson (Eds.), Innovations in clinical practice: A source book (Vol. 17, pp. 281-289). Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.
You can also use a stop signal task that measure response inhibition. It has been associated with dependencies like smoking http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3077266/ and http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0018898 for a go/nogo task, though the stop signal task is preferred. There is also some studies linking inhibtion to self regulation and self control, although I dont remember the sources at the moment. Sorry for poor formatting, new here at s.e.